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by greenheron
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: PRAYER FOR LIGHT IN ILIAD
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PRAYER FOR LIGHT IN ILIAD

There is a line in the Iliad which is somewhat loosely rendered as "Light; light, if only to die in." Would someone direct me to that line in the Iliad please. I have been unable to access it. I believe Greeks are returning to camp in the midst of battle, and the skies darken. They pray to Zeus for ...